Artists can now upload their music to Spotify in Russia, Croatia, Ukraine, and more.

Independent artists can now get their music on Spotify in Russia, Croatia, Ukraine, Serbia, Slovenia, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Moldova, Kosovo, Albania, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Bosnia & Hezegovina. Spotify have just launched in these 13 new territories opening their streaming service up to 250 million potential new listeners! Get your music heard in all of these countries […]

Share Your Music and Reach New Listeners

It’s finished, the song is written, the pieces are recorded, the tracks are produced and the final mix down complete – what’s next? Creating, recording and finishing a track can feel like the whole process when you’re making music. Once it’s finally complete and ready to listen to it can feel like a weight is […]

Napster sold to London startup MelodyVR in surprise $70m deal

A British music tech startup has struck a surprise $70m (£53m) deal to buy Napster, one of the pioneers of the music streaming revolution. MelodyVR, which films and streams gigs fans watch with virtual reality headsets, is taking over Rhapsody International, which operates as Napster and is owned by Nasdaq-listed RealNetworks. AIM-listed MelodyVR hopes to create a music […]

Spotify Wrapped 2020: How to find your top songs, artists, albums, and more

The Spotify Wrapped 2020 year-in-review roundup is now live for users around the world. It allows you to easily see your most listened to songs, artists, and albums in the Spotify app for iOS and Android. Here’s how it works. Spotify has rolled out a handful of additional features to Spotify Wrapped today. Wrapped Voice Commands: Free […]

Understand How Streaming Outlets Pay Royalties

Once you’ve released your music the focus usually shifts to how to ensure you are generating earnings. You’ve told everyone where they can find your release(s), and you’ve been playing it non-stop and sharing on all your Social Media platforms. There are several factors that determine how much, if anything, is paid per stream. These […]

TIDAL has purchased $7 million worth of Sensorium VR Tokens

Sensorium and TIDAL confirmed the multimillion-dollar transaction in an email this morning. Powered by Unreal Engine 4, the Galaxy is described by Sensorium as “an all-digital alternate universe” that enables users to socialize and enjoy immersive VR experiences – with an emphasis on concerts and music festivals. In this music-centered alternate universe, which is currently slated […]

Apple Canvas Coming Soon!

Apple is taking a page out of Spotify’s book with animated album art coming to Apple Music. The feature debuted in the latest iOS beta, as discovered by 9to5Mac. The feature appears to be available on select albums and playlists. Those with the latest beta can see the animations on Pearl Jam’s Gigaton and Big Sean’s […]

Spotify Hacked!

Spotify has reset an undisclosed number of passwords after accidentally exposing user data. The company filed a data breach notification with the California attorney general’s office to alert the state. The music streaming company says the exposed data may have included ’email addresses, display name, password, gender, and date of birth.’ So who got access to […]

Learn How To Take Control of Your Artist Profile

If you have distributed your music with Revel Distro, you’re probably wondering how to gain control of your artist profile across all of the streaming outlets your music is now live on. Well sometimes when you check out that release you may find the artist profile it’s linked to is wrong, there was never a […]

Spotify Adds Fundraising Button

In light of the current situation and the struggles we’re facing, Spotify are helping fans and artists connect and raise money. Yesterday Spotify launched their Artist Fundraising Pick feature to Spotify for Artists. The brand new feature, created in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, allows artists to set up a fundraising button on their […]